The Army has begun the final phase for manufacturing a microchip-sized prototype that could help provide highly accurate location and battlefield situational awareness for the dismounted Soldier, even in the temporary absence of GPS.
When it comes to Soldiers' gloves, one size does not fit all. The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center partnered with industry to develop a hand-sizing tool that will standardize handwear.
Beginning this October, the Army will field the first integrated group of networked technologies — radios, sensors and associated equipment and software — that will for the first time deliver an integrated voice and data capability throughout the entire brigade combat team formation.
In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men's skeet.
Army Olympian Staff Sgt. John Nunn will teach Americans how to race walk, July 30, on NBC's Today Show.
Fort Carson opened its doors, June 26, to displaced service members and families forced to evacuate their homes due to the danger posed by the Waldo Canyon wildfire.
A new smartphone app, due out this fall, will be able to provide a virtual tour of Arlington National Cemetery, list events there and help visitors locate gravesites.
Work being done at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center is expected to improve the design and fit of Soldiers' clothing and individual equipment. The data will also help shape future combat vehicles, aircraft and weapon systems.
As part of an effort to regionally align Army forces with specific unified combatant commands, a brigade will begin serving as the go-to force for U.S. Africa Command.
About a dozen active duty Soldiers and civilians from Natick Soldier Systems Center joined nearly 2,000 runners and walkers to raise awareness about PTSD and TBI.